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Inter-American Dialogue

Leading U.S. center for policy analysis and exchange on Western Hemisphere affairs

four stars

92.52

1155 15th Street Northwest Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 822-9002   Web Site
EIN: 52-1830369

Board Leadership
Laura Chincilla & Thomas A. Shannon Jr.
Co-Chairs

CEO
Michael Shifter
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.52 four stars
  Financial 92.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Inter-American Dialogue, founded in 1982, is the leading U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs. The Dialogue brings together public and private leaders from across the Americas in efforts to address hemispheric problems and opportunities. Dialogue activities are directed to generating new policy ideas and practical proposals for action, and getting these ideas and proposals to government and private decision makers. The Dialogue also offers diverse Latin American and Caribbean voices access to U.S. policy debates and discussions.

The Inter-American Dialogue, founded in 1982, is the leading U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs. The Dialogue brings together public and private leaders from across the Americas in efforts to address hemispheric problems and opportunities. Dialogue activities are directed to generating new policy ideas and practical proposals for action, and getting these ideas and proposals to government and private decision makers. The Dialogue also offers diverse Latin American and Caribbean voices access to U.S. policy debates and discussions.

Financial

four stars

92.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inter-American Dialogue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inter-American Dialogue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inter-American Dialogue (DC) 92.52 four stars
Institute of International Education (NY) 85.85 three stars
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International House (NY) 89.46 three stars
WorldTeach (MA) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,020,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $400,000
   Fundraising Events $262,764
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $867,382
Total Contributions $3,550,886
   Program Service Revenue $663,880
Total Primary Revenue $4,214,766
   Other Revenue $169,862
TOTAL REVENUE $4,384,628
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,472,384
   Administrative Expenses $685,317
   Fundraising Expenses $287,902
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,445,603
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-60,975
   
Net Assets $7,142,841

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Migration, Remittances and Development $843,008 22.4%
U.S. Policy $486,522 12.9%
Outreach and Communications $448,822 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 92.52 four stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 88.85 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 83.11 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 80.06 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 77.98 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.82 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.93 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 77.19 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.86 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 78.06 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.86 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.38 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.49 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 80.56 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 88.82 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 72.23 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.90 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 83.39 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 89.35 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 79.35 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1830369
Name in IRS Master File INTER-AMERICAN DIALOGUE
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$257,513 5.79% Michael Shifter President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inter-American Dialogue (DC) 92.52 four stars
Institute of International Education (NY) 85.85 three stars
Yale-China Association (CT) 91.79 four stars
WorldTeach (MA) 88.22 three stars
American Academy in Berlin (NY) 85.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Inter-American Dialogue
1155 15th Street Northwest
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 822-9002
fax: (202) 822-9553
EIN: 52-1830369

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Board Leadership

Laura Chincilla & Thomas A. Shannon Jr.
Co-Chairs

CEO

Michael Shifter
President

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